[img_assist|nid=4754|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]This week, the Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a 38-page complaint against Facebook with the Federal Trade Commission, demanding it cancel new features introduced in mid-April that compel users to share more information than before. Read the full article. [Computerworld]
[img_assist|nid=4746|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Verizon’s invaluable Data Breach Investigations Report will now include data from hundreds of computer crime cases investigated by the U.S. Secret Service, the company announced this week.
[img_assist|nid=4748|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]The main site for the PHP-Nuke content management system software has been compromised and is serving malicious iFrame exploits to visitors.
[img_assist|nid=4745|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Foxit Corp has added new security features to its alternative PDF reader software to help thwart recent malware attacks that exploit the “/launch” feature.
[img_assist|nid=4739|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]A small internet service provider has been awarded nearly $2.6m in a
lawsuit it filed against a company that sent just under 25,000 spam
messages over an 18-month period. Read the full article. [The Register]
[img_assist|nid=4728|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Dennis Fisher talks with analyst Rich Mogull of Securosis about his new report on database encryption, the value and danger of storing credit-card data and why more companies don’t get rid of sensitive data more quickly.
[img_assist|nid=4727|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Already under fire for taking liberties with users’ privacy, Facebook
was outted on Thursday as a distributor of unwanted applications, some
of which install adware or are added to user profiles without
permission. Read the full article. [The Register]
[img_assist|nid=4792|title=|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=475|height=154]For years, security experts, analysts and even users have been lamenting the state of desktop security. Viruses, spam, Trojans and rootkits have added up to create an ugly picture. But, the good news is that the desktop security battle may be over.
[img_assist|nid=4725|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]The latest of the series of Apple-related scams involves a phishing site for checking
Apple gift cards. Read the full article. [Help Net Security]
[img_assist|nid=4723|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Microsoft plans to ship two bulletins next Tuesday to fix multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications.Both bulletins are rated “critical,” Microsoft’s highest severity rating. The company describes a critical flaw as one whose exploitation could allow the propagation of an Internet worm without user action.